Mobile Computing Articles

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Smart Devices Continue Surge, Hit New Record

More smart connected devices--desktops, laptops, tablets, and smart phones--shipped in the latest quarter than in any other quarter in history, topping 303.6 million units, growing 27.1 percent from the same period last year, according to a new analysis and forecast released by market research firm IDC. The strongest gains were seen by the three leading manufacturers: Samsung, Apple, and Lenovo.

Mobile Apps That Make IT's Life Easier

Six IT professionals share their favorite tools for tackling both tech and everyday tasks.

Surface Tablet with Windows 8 Pro Arriving in January

Microsoft has revealed details about its forthcoming Surface tablet device running Windows 8 Pro.

Strong Acids and Shakespeare Sonnets: Making Mobile Apps for Liberal Arts

Unimpressed by the digital textbooks their students are using more and more, these two profs have set out to augment learning with small but potent mobile apps.

MOOC-Like Udemy Offers iPad App

Udemy, a company that has more than 4,900 courses online, many of them for free, has launched an iPad app that allows students to view videos and related resources on their mobile devices.

Pros and Cons of BYOD and School Supplied Mobile Devices

Educational technology experts discuss the pros and cons of BYOD vs. school-supplied mobile devices on college campuses.



CoSoSys Rolls Out Mobile Device Management for iOS and Android

CoSoSys has added Mobile Device Management (MDM) for iOS and Android as a new module for its data loss prevention product, Endpoint Protector 4.3.

Sinclair CC Managing BYOD with Enterasys Technology

Sinclair Community College, a long-time customer of Enterasys Networks, has implemented an identity and access management application from the company to support its bring-your-own-device program.

Mobile Campus 2.0 Puts LMS, SIS Data in Students' Hands

Modo Labs has released a major update to its mobile campus portal platform. Mobile Campus 2.0 adds new functionality that allows institutions to bring data from learning management and student information systems to students' mobile devices through a single interface.

How a Governance Program Can Curb the Mobile "Wild West"

With mobile computing integral to every aspect of campus life, it's important for schools to create order out of the chaos with a multiyear strategy and governance plans.